Botter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The earliest origins of the Botter surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a person with a striking physique.
Early Origins of the Botter family
The surname Botter was first found in Hampshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Botter family
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Botter Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Botter are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Botter include: Body, Boddy, Boddie, Bodie, Bode, Bodhy, Bodin, Bott, Botter, Bodds, Bods, Botty and many more.
Early Notables of the Botter family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Botter family to Ireland
Some of the Botter family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Botter migration to the United States +
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Botter or a variant listed above:
Botter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Johan Botter, aged 33, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 
- Diedrich Botter, aged 65, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848 
Contemporary Notables of the name Botter (post 1700) +
Historic Events for the Botter family +
- Mr. Etalleredo Botter (1881-1914), Italian Bucker from Altivole, Treviso, Italy who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse 
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners